PepsiCo Inc. [NASDAQ: PEP] traded at a low on 07/11/22, posting a -0.82 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $170.47. The company report on July 7, 2022 that PepsiCo’s New ESG Summary Offers First Look at Progress Toward Industry-Leading PepsiCo Positive Goals.
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PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) today published its first Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Summary since the launch of PepsiCo Positive (pep+), a strategic end-to-end business transformation with sustainability and human capital at the center of how the company will create growth and value. The 2021 ESG Summary – an evolution from PepsiCo’s prior Sustainability Reports – highlights how the company is leveraging its brands, people and scale to chart a new course to drive positive action for the planet and people. It also highlights progress made on industry-leading commitments.
pep+ is embedded in every part of PepsiCo’s business and the 2021 ESG Summary details initial progress and real-world examples across three pillars – Positive Agriculture, Positive Value Chain and Positive Choices. Highlights include:.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 4916199 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of PepsiCo Inc. stands at 1.56% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.96%.
The market cap for PEP stock reached $233.62 billion, with 1.38 billion shares outstanding and 1.38 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 5.49M shares, PEP reached a trading volume of 4916199 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about PepsiCo Inc. [PEP]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PEP shares is $182.11 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PEP stock is a recommendation set at 2.40. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
DZ Bank have made an estimate for PepsiCo Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on February 15, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Argus raised their target price from $180 to $195. The new note on the price target was released on January 04, 2022, representing the official price target for PepsiCo Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $155 to $157, while Credit Suisse kept a Neutral rating on PEP stock. On April 21, 2021, analysts increased their price target for PEP shares from 145 to 165.
The Average True Range (ATR) for PepsiCo Inc. is set at 3.20, with the Price to Sales ratio for PEP stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.89. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 12.95, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 5.04. Price to Free Cash Flow for PEP in the course of the last twelve months was 146.56 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.70.
How has PEP stock performed recently?
PepsiCo Inc. [PEP] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.64. With this latest performance, PEP shares gained by 2.86% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -1.95% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 14.04% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for PEP stock in for the last two-week period is set at 59.25, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 63.53, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 56.08 for PepsiCo Inc. [PEP]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 167.08, while it was recorded at 170.48 for the last single week of trading, and 166.18 for the last 200 days.
PepsiCo Inc. [PEP]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and PepsiCo Inc. [PEP] shares currently have an operating margin of +14.40 and a Gross Margin at +53.53. PepsiCo Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +9.59.
Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 51.65, with Return on Assets sitting at 8.22.
PepsiCo Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.
Earnings analysis for PepsiCo Inc. [PEP]
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for PEP. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for PepsiCo Inc. go to 7.44%.
Insider trade positions for PepsiCo Inc. [PEP]
There are presently around $170,154 million, or 73.80% of PEP stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PEP stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 124,592,570, which is approximately 1.625% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 104,077,985 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $17.74 billion in PEP stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $10.13 billion in PEP stock with ownership of nearly 0.833% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in PepsiCo Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 1,396 institutional holders increased their position in PepsiCo Inc. [NASDAQ:PEP] by around 42,835,661 shares. Additionally, 1,341 investors decreased positions by around 47,319,835 shares, while 380 investors held positions by with 907,993,161 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 998,148,657 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PEP stock had 130 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,941,451 shares, while 118 institutional investors sold positions of 1,568,281 shares during the same period.